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#open libraries

# open-libraries - Monday 23 January, 2017

Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín says human connectivity will be replaced by automation with staffless hours.

# open-libraries - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Staffless libraries: 111 people had membership withdrawn in pilot libraries, one over drunkenness

There are plans to roll out the scheme in January but there were incidents of tailgating and children being left unsupervised in the pilot libraries.

# open-libraries - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Librarians say roll out of 23 staffless libraries is 'the beginning of the end' for them

Dublin City Council voted against the introduction of the Open Library service this week.